DIRECTING

Bay Area Hoodie Co.
  • SF Streets (HD, Commercial) BAHCO
Hardwearshop
  • Concrete Beaches (HD, Online Lifestyle Magazine) HWS
Girl and a Camera
  • KAMAU (HD, Art Series) KAMAU
Berndnaut Smilde Avant/Garde Diaries (HD, Web series) A/GD
spaced (16mm, Narrative) spaced
moonless (16mm, Narrative) moonless
  • Salón Internacional de La Luz Film Festival
Geraniums (HD, Narrative) Geraniums
Palm Trees Down 3rd St. (16mm, Narrative) Palm Trees...
  • Urbanworld (Best Short SFWFF)
  • Cinequest
  • Long Island Film Festival
  • Adrienne Shelly Award for Directing
  • 5-star review Film Threat
  • BET’s Lens on Talent Season 2
  • Reggio Film Festival

PRODUCING

Glide 
  • One Day on Earth - San Francisco CREATIVE PRODUCER GLIDE
Glide
  • Shout Out GLIDE Volunteers! CREATIVE PRODUCER GLIDE
Lest We Forget: A Portrait of BVHP PRODUCER LWF
  • Crowdfunding
  • Mobile photography exhibition
  • Online Marketplace
Glide
  • Randi Zuckerberg Reads DOT CREATIVE PRODUCER GLIDE
Bay Area Hoodie Co. CREATIVE PRODUCER BAHCO
  • SF Streets
Hardwearshop CREATIVE PRODUCER HWS
  • Concrete Beaches (HD, Online Lifestyle Magazine) 
REAL WORLD 29 PRODUCING COORDINATOR
  • Real World Ex-plosion 
  • Bunim-Murray/MTV 2013 (HD, Reality/Drama)
Say Yes to the Dress FIELD PRODUCER/SHOOTER
  • ​Big Day Special
  • Half Yard Productions 2012 (HD, Reality/Drama)
MTV/Nickelodeon ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
  • MOBILE GAMES
moonless Dir.: M PRODUCER
Geraniums Dir.: M PRODUCER
Palm Trees Down 3rd St. Dir.: M PRODUCER
Road to Nowhere Dir.: Monte Hellman LINE PRODUCER  
  • (HD, Feature, Narrative) Cannes Film Festival, Venice Film Festival 
StormTigerMountain Dir.: Scott Cummings PRODUCER
  • (16mm, Narrative) Hull Film Fest

WRITING

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FACE PALMS - PART 1: CROWDFUNDING
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ARTICLES

Young Hollywood Blast Associate Editor 

  • Crowdfunding: On keeping your friends and core funders

 

EDITING

One Day on Earth - San Francisco GLIDE

  • (HD, Non-profit, Web) 
Shout Out GLIDE Volunteers! GLIDE
  • (HD, Non-profit, Web) 

Randi Zuckerberg Reads DOT GLIDE
  • (HD, Non-profit, Web) 

SF Streets BAHCO
  • (HD, Commercial, Web) 
Concrete Beaches HWS
  • (HD, Online Lifestyle Magazine) 
Glide Promo 50 Year Celebration GLIDE
  • (HD, Non-profit, Web) 
spaced 
No Swimming in the Pond Dir.: Claudia Rubio-Gonzalez
  • (HD, Narrative, Short)
moonless moonless
  • (16mm, Narrative, Short) 
Geraniums Geraniums
  • (HD, Narrative, Short) 
Palm Trees Down 3rd St. Palm Trees... 
  • (16mm, Narrative, Short) 
VIEW REEL
 

AWARDS & HONORS

AWARDS
 Andriosha Director's Choice Award
  • moonless
  • Atlanta Philosophy Film Festival 2013
Adrienne Shelly Award for Directing
  • Palm Trees Down 3rd St. 
  • Long Island Film Festival 2009
Best narrative short film
  • Palm Trees Down 3rd St.
  • SFWFF 2009 
HONORS

VIDEOFOCUS/Stigmart10 SPECIAL ISSUE

EDUCATION

M.F.A. FILM/VIDEO - DIRECTING
  • 2007 California Institute of the Arts
B.A. ENGLISH
  • 2001 San Francisco State University
PROJECTIONIST CERTIFICATE
  • 2006 California Film Institute 2009
GRAPHIC DESIGN PRODUCTION CERTIFICATE
  • 2011 City College of San Francisco
Acting Intensive
  • A.C.T. San Francisco
Clown Workshop
  • Christina Lewis Clown School
Certificate, Motion Graphics Bootcamp 2015
  • Bay Area Video Coalition, San Francisco, CA
Languages
  • French (Beginners Level)

 

EDUCATOR

Experiments in Narrative
CSU Stanislaus 
 
Screenwriting Rooted in Decolonization and Abstract Thinking 
School of the Alternative (SotA)
Adobe Bookstore and Cooperative

Code Tenderloin Healing Justice Media Lab

2020 M | KHALIFA

m@mariaaj.com @mariaajudice
Photo: moonless San Francisco 2012
 Sinisa Kukic